- 08 February 2013 | Surfing
Darcy DeLaO and Paul McDonnell have taken the Shortboard and Longboard titles at the 2013 World Deaf Surfing Championships, at Maili Point, Oahu.
Surfers from all ages were greeted by incredible surfing conditions, at Maili Point, Hawaii. Perfect, head-high waves pumped the 2013 World Deaf Surfing Championships.
In the Shortboard division, Darcy DeLaO showed all his style to claim the trophy with a backside 360 air. Harry Hillar and Trey Balding took silver and bronze.
The large wave faces were appreciated by longboarders, too. Paul McDonnell excelled and conquered the Longboard and Masters Longboard categories, with his beautiful surf lines.
The spirit of surfing invaded Maili Point. Kiyo Seminara claimed the Women's division, Kiyo Seminara blasted the Bodyboarding title, Ido Dar-el won the Masters Shortboard and Tatsuro Ota showed off in the Seniors Longboard category.
2013 World Deaf Surfing Championships Results: